Wiggins House

Wiggins House (HM1IUE)

Location: Baxter Springs, KS 66713 Cherokee County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 1.62', W 94° 44.112'

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In 1870, the city marshal, H. C. Seaman, was called to the Wiggins House, a hotel/saloon located on this corner. The marshal intervened in an alteration between Mr. Wiggins who was the proprietor, a saloon girl, and a Texas cowboy. Nine shots were fired, and the marshal was fatally shot by the cowboy.

Later, the Springs Hotel occupied this site.

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Date Added Saturday, January 17th, 2015 at 9:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 345656 N 4099275
Decimal Degrees37.02700000, -94.73520000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 1.62', W 94° 44.112'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 1' 37.2" N, 94° 44' 6.72" W
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Area Code(s)620
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 849-899 Hwy 66, Baxter Springs KS 66713, US
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